Happy 100th To Thelonious Sphere Monk!

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He’s on my musical Mount Rushmore.  Perhaps Donald Fagen put it best: “The ET in my bedroom was my Thelonious Monk records.”

There was no one like him. Not to mention, he had the greatest name of all time. Check out some highlights from a 1959 Newport Jazz Festival gig:

 

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/10/a-hundred-years-of-thelonious-monk-listen-to-this.html

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